Michael Lueger is an adjunct professor at Emerson College and Northeastern University, where he teaches theatre history. His blog “Abstract and Brief” features images and essays on theatre history. His work has appeared in a variety of peer-reviewed publications, such as the recent Oxford Handbook of Dance and Theater, and on WBUR’s Cognoscenti page. Follow him on Twitter with the handle @theaterhistory.
Blognews, trends, insights
Theatre History Podcast # 35: Get Thee to a Nunnery: Learning About Medieval Convent Drama with Dr. Elisabeth Dutton, Dr. Olivia Robinson, Dr. Matthew Cheung Salisbury, and Aurèlie BlancA conversation with members of the Medieval Convent Drama project, based at the University of Fribourg in Switzerland.
Theatre History Podcast # 34: Dr. Mary Chinery and Dr. Laura Rattray on Edith Wharton’s The Shadow of a DoubtDr. Mary Chinery and Dr. Laura Rattray on Edith Wharton's little-known writing for the theatre.
Theatre History Podcast # 33: Rediscovering the Victorian Theatre at the Alexandra Palace with James WhiteJames White talks about restoring the Alexandra Palace, a massive entertainment complex built in the 1870s.
Michael Lueger talks with director and performer Seret Scott about her work with the Free Southern Theater.